By Eduard W. Justi (auth.)
This booklet issues one of many extra continual of the guidelines which were mentioned in journals dedicated to power technological know-how over the past few years. It bargains with the idea that hydrogen may be the medium of strength and the sunlight can be the resource (and, in the mean time, possibly additionally coal, biomass, or nuclear fuel). the interpretation has been conducted via Dr. W. Schuh and Mrs. okay. Claus in collaboration with me. yes problems faced us at an early level, and our answer of them calls for a few clarification. First, the chapters that we got from the unique German authors have been written at various instances throughout the Nineteen Eighties. a few years later, for the predicted booklet within the usa, approximately half the chapters have been thoroughly rewritten. the interpretation was once performed in 1984-1986. moment, the unique quantity is a German publication. lots of the examples in it seek advice from the Federal Republic of Germany, even supposing a few expand to Europe in general.
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